When Bill Ausland, PE, founded Ausland-Dodson Engineering and Surveying, the firm quickly built a reputation for integrity and ingenuity and became the premiere engineering and construction service provider throughout the region.

Three generations later

Now led by Aaron Ausland, CCM and Kelsy Ausland, PE, Ausland Group offers comprehensive capital improvement expertise for public and private clients throughout the greater Pacific Northwest. Aaron and Kelsy embrace the founding spirit as they guide Ausland into a modern, technically adept firm that enjoys some of the region’s most rewarding projects.

A few of our early projects still
proudly serving our community:

Community services

  • Lithia Park Band Shell, Ashland, Ore. 1948
  • Crater Lake Oregon National Park Facilities, 1955
  • Caveman Pool, Grants Pass, Ore. 1953
  • Siskiyou County Courthouse, Yreka, Calif. 1957
  • Newport Water Treatment Plant, Newport, Ore. 1952


  • St. Anne Catholic Church, Grants Pass, Ore. 1963
  • Foursquare Church, Grants Pass, Ore. 1964
  • First Baptist (River Valley) Church, Grants Pass, Ore. 1974
  • St. Luke Episcopal Church, Grants Pass, Ore. 1949

Educational facilities

  • Southern Oregon University, various dormitories,
    Ashland, Ore. 1951-1964
  • Bellview Elementary, Ashland, Ore. 1949
  • Yreka Elementary School, Yreka, Calif. 1953
  • Highland Elementary School, Grants Pass, Ore. 1957
  • Allen Dale Elementary School, Grants Pass, Ore. 1967
  • Lakeview Elementary School, Lake View, Ore. 1950